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The complete guide to: Chennai travel

The complete guide to: Chennai travel

Formerly Madras, Chennai is the capital of India’s Tamil Naidu region and the country’s fourth largest city. The lively city is so diverse in its offerings you might find yourself staying longer than expected if you have a bit of extra travel time to play with. Beaches are a big...
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Things to do in: Chennai

Things to do in: Chennai

With so much history and culture packed into the historic city of Chennai, you won’t be at a loss for what to do, but rather how to make the time to do it all! But don’t worry, we’ve narrowed down the top spots you need to see and things you...
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24 hours in: Chennai

24 hours in: Chennai

So you’ve got 24 hours to see Chennai? No problem! Sure, it might be tight trying to cram it all in, but even with just a day, you can still get a feel for life in this South Indian city. Here’s our guide to making the most of a mere...
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The complete guide to: Bangalore travel

The complete guide to: Bangalore travel

Bangalore isn’t a city you visit to knock a specific sight or attraction off your travel bucket list. Don’t get us wrong — there’s a lot to see here, but in Bangalore it’s more about eking out your place in the city, finding that bar or microbrewery that just seems...
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Why there are so many temples in Bali

Why there are so many temples in Bali

We asked Brett, our local guide in Bali, what’s with all the temples everywhere on the island — and how to be respectful when you visit one. “There seems to be temples everywhere!” That’s what travellers always say to me. And, well, yes, they are everywhere — small shrines in...
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4 lesser-known Diwali celebrations

4 lesser-known Diwali celebrations

The celebrations of Diwali are held at a huge scale in India. With the neighbourhoods lit up with bright oil lamps, candles, earthen lamps, and fairy lights, this auspicious moonless night is celebrated with much fervor and enthusiasm. No matter which part of India you are in, you’ll find locals...
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The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

The stories behind 8 Indian city nicknames

Love ’em or hate ’em, nicknames are inevitable. And we don’t just mean that name your granny from Punjab or your aunt from Canada gave you when you were a kid. Even cities aren’t immune to being graced with nicknames — especially when those cities are in India. The subcontinent...
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Your India travel guide

Your India travel guide

So you’re going to India (cue squeal of excitement!), now what?! You’ve got to figure out what to pack, what movies to inspire you, where to eat, and WHAT TO DO! Well, we’ve got you covered with this ultimate India travel guide — from pinning your must-dos on Pinterest, to answering...
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24 hours in: Goa

24 hours in: Goa

Goa is a sliver of India all its own, a slice of paradise where the beach beckons and the only pace is slow and relaxed. It’s enough to make you want to stay forever — but alas, we know most of us can’t. While a mere day’s stay seems like...
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Things to do in: Bangalore

Things to do in: Bangalore

No matter whether you call it Bangalore or Bengaluru, this Indian city is totally worth exploring. Take in a bit of Victorian architecture, explore some lovely parks, dine on great food, and see how this city is taking on Mumbai when it comes to progress. Here’s what you need to...
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